SOURCE: Era Corporation

June 05, 2007 13:05 ET

Era to Appoint Regional Director to Growing Asia Pacific Region

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2007) - Era Corporation has named Axel Bensch as its Regional Director for the fast-growing Asia Pacific region. Bensch will help expand Era's presence through the provision of next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions to air traffic control, military and airport operations.

Era has seen a tremendous response in the Asia Pacific region, including the recent selection by Singapore and Beijing. Bensch will be responsible for continuing the successful business development and will be charged with establishing enhanced regional service and support facilities.

"Axel has a 20-year track record in the global aviation industry including senior roles with Sabre Airline Solutions, Lochard, Lufthansa Systems, Rosenbluth International, Amadeus and Galileo," said Russell Hulstrom, Era's Vice President, Sales and Channels. "His expertise in working with customers and partners to identify and deliver solutions of real value will ensure that Era remains the leader in next generation surveillance solutions in this rapidly developing region."

Bensch plans to establish a customer centric team based in Asia Pacific to meet the needs of the Asia Pacific Air Traffic Control, Military and Airport customers: "Era is the pioneer of next Generation Surveillance and Flight Tracking Solutions. We plan to extend our presence in Asia Pacific through a consultative engagement model, working in close cooperation with our customers and, ultimately, enabling them to optimize their operations and processes."

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Era Corporation is a pioneer and leading supplier of next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions for the air traffic control, military, homeland security and airport operations markets. With proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies delivering high performance, high reliability surveillance solutions, the company has over 100 commercial, air traffic control, and military customers throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia. Era's investment in research and development and its track record of product innovation has resulted in a substantial patent portfolio. Era, formerly Rannoch Corporation, is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia with leading product research and development centers of excellence in the U.S. and Pardubice, Czech Republic.

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